Saturday, August 16, 2014

A visit to Jerusalem - July 2014

Looking up in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Tiles on the ceilings

I absolutely loved walking around in the Old City Jerusalem.  

Beautiful passageways everywhere

Star of David

The Western wall - or Wailing Wall - is the last remnant of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem 

Overlook of Jerusalem

People at the wailing wall

Only men could approach the wall on the left.  The women were separated by a fence and could approach on the right.

We had fun walking through all the obscure passages

The door to the right was where we stayed

The gold dome is a muslim mosque situated where the Holy of Holies was in the original temple

News was spreading

The courtyard of our guesthouse

I'm not even sure what all is in this dish.  It's what every restaurant served so we ate it multiple times.  Hummus, chicken kabob, veggies, pita bread... it was good!

We heard that names ending with "ian" are typically Armenian.  

1 comment:

  1. Hello Carolyn. So good to know you through your profile on the blogger. I am also glad to stop by your blog " Beauty in Photography" and the post on it " A visit to Jerusalem". Thank you for giving me the tour of Jerusalem. They are indeed beautiful pictures of Jerusalem. Well I am so glad to know your desire to develop a deep relationship with God. Well let me share with you a program our church in Mumbai, India has for the young people as well as adults from the West. I am in the Pastoral ministry for last 35yrs in the great city of MUMBAI a city with great contrast where richest of rich and the poorest of poor live. We reach out to the poorest of poor with the love of Christ to bring healing to the broken hearted. We encourage young people as well as adults from the West to come to Mumbai on a short / long term missions trip to work with us in the slums of Mumbai during their vacation time. We would love to have you come to Mumbai with your friends to work with us during your vacation time. I am sure you will have a life changing experience. Looking forward to hear from you very soon. My email id is: dhwankhede(at)gmail(dot)com and my name is Diwakar Wankhede. God's richest blessings on you.